43452-022: Outer Island Renewable Energy Project

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Description

The proposed Tonga Outer Island Renewable Energy Project (the Project) will construct grid-connected Solar Photovoltaic (PV) power plants on the outer islands of Tonga, thereby demonstrating a method for reducing the country's heavy reliance on imported fossil fuels for power generation. The Project will supply secure, environmentally sustainable energy to households, schools, and other public facilities, on the islands of 'Eua, Ha'apai, and Vava'u. The Project will quantify the solar resource ... Read More

Country Tonga
Project Number 43452-022
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0347
Grant No. 0348
Approval Date 27 Jun 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 2,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Renewable Energy
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Woo Lee
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and National Planning

Last PDS Update
20 Jul 2014

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